Articles about music industry


Music Biz & Music Ally to Bring High-Level ‘NY:LON Connect’ Conference to New York City from January 23-24, 2018 - Music Business Association

Last updated: 10/31/2018

Mailing List News Music Biz & Music Ally to Bring High-Level ‘NY:LON Connect’ Conference to New York City from January 23-24, 2018 Event to include featured discussion with...

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Revealed: The finalists of The A&R Awards 2017 in association with Abbey Road Studios - Music Business Worldwide

Last updated: 10/30/2018

The A&R Awards in association with Abbey Road Studios return to London on the evening of Wednesday, November 1 – and today we can reveal who’ll be battling it out to win one of...

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U.K. Music Industry Raked in $6 Billion in 2016; 'Free Ride' for YouTube Needs to End, Group Says

Last updated: 10/29/2018

Britain continues to punch well above its weight when it comes to selling music around the world, but more must be done to tackle the 'value gap' if it is to continue to thrive,...

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Facebook Expands Lip-Syncing and Music-Sharing Features, Will Let Users Add Songs to Profiles

Last updated: 10/28/2018

is turning up the volume on its push into music. The company is broadly launching a way to add songs to News Feed posts and Stories, expanding the rollout of its lip-syncing...

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Universal Music Group Names Jaime Weston Executive VP of Consumer Marketing

Last updated: 10/28/2018

Universal Music Group today announced that Jaime Weston has been named executive vice president of consumer marketing, effective immediately. According to the announcement, in...

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Music Industry Paints Target On YouTube Ripping Sites, Despite Many Non-Infringing Uses [Op-Ed]

Last updated: 10/27/2018

Concentrated attacks on technology tools that can sometimes, but not always, be used for nefarious purposes have quite a long history, from Google and Wikipedia, to suing online...

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Music Journalism Award - Reeperbahn Festival

Last updated: 10/26/2018

Susan Butler (Music Confidential, US) Ben Delger (IQ Magazine, GB) Stuart Dredge (Music Ally, GB) Gideon Gottfried (Pollstar, DE/GB) Cherie Hu (Forbes / Billboard, US) Rhian...

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Spotify, Apple Music Plot Divergent Video Strategies

Last updated: 10/26/2018

For a glimpse into the future of video on Spotify, spend five minutes with 2 Chainz as he dons a surgical gown, mask and booties and joins “Dr. Miami” in the operating room to...

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Spotify's Motion Denied In Legal Tussle Over Mechanical Rights Payments

Last updated: 10/25/2018

In an important copyright lawsuit from a music publisher that Spotify faces over mechanical rights, a judge just denied a motion from the streaming company that suggested it...

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New Spotify Songwriter Lawsuits, Legal Filings Threaten Streaming Driven Music Industry Recovery

Last updated: 10/24/2018

The recorded music industry is in the midst of a renaissance thanks to revenue from a single source - streaming. But a growing string of lawsuits filed by songwriters and...

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